In the meantime, do one of the following: 1 > Set you cache file location back to the default location. You can do this quickly by trashing your user preferences (hold down Alt (on Win) or Option (on Mac)) and then launch Premiere Pro. Or… 2 > Create a custom folder on whichever drive you want to use and direct your cache files to this location. Keep all files other than the Media Cache file out of this location.
The problem seems to occur when there are loose files (not in folders) at the same file level as you Media Cache.
[Simon Ubsdell]“The problem seems to occur when there are loose files (not in folders) at the same file level as you Media Cache.”
This seems to imply that if you check the “save cache next to originals” option, you could be in trouble. The other option is to leave that unchecked and either use the default Library folder or set up an a different folder just for cache files. If using the “save next to originals” option is not the case, then how would the Media Cache get into a folder with loose files? If you specifically set the Media Cache folder to be the same folder as your footage?
Today we’re releasing an update for Premiere Pro CC 2017. The 11.1.1 update contains two important bug fixes, and is highly recommended for all users.
You can install the update through the Creative Cloud desktop application, or you can check for new updates from within any Creative Cloud application by choosing Help > Updates. Please note that it can take 24 hours or more for all of our global data centers to receive the update. If the update isn’t available for you right now, please check back later.
The 11.1.1 bug-fix update for Premiere Pro addresses an issue with the recently introduced feature to clear the Media Cache Folder automatically after 90 days.
The update changes the behavior of the media cache deletion. With 11.1.1, only files that are within the Media Cache folder’s subdirectories will be deleted. Files that sit next to it will no longer be affected. However, we still strongly recommend keeping the Media Cache folder separate from your original media.
If you want the cache files to be available for a longer period of time (the default is 90 days), it’s easy to change the preference by going to Premiere Pro CC -> Preferences -> Media Cache.
The second issue addressed with this update is a variation in peak amplitude when normalizing all peaks on audio clips. This no longer results in extreme positive or negative values.